Shabbat Weekend with Dr. Lawrence Schiffman

  • Join us for a spectacular Shabbat weekend with Dr. Lawrence Schiffman, a world renown scholar and expert in Dead Sea Scrolls, Judaism in Late Antiquity, the history of Jewish law, and Talmudic literature.

    Weekend of Nov. 19-20, 2021
    At the Chabad Center, 14535 Blanco Rd. 78216


    Friday Night, November 19
    Chanukah: The Rest of The Story

    Chanukah is not just about Dreidels, Presents and Chocolate Gelt. Hear a fascinating analysis of the religious and geopolitical circumstances leading up to the story of Chanukah and beyond. Your appreciation of this holiday will never be the same.
    NEW TIME 5:00 p.m. Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat
    6:00 p.m. Dinner & presentation

    $25.00 adults, $12.00 children under 12
    Chabad Center • Children’s program

    Shabbat Day, November 20
    The Temple Mount or Haram al-Sharif 

    An enlightening presentation of the history of the world’s most contentious piece of real estate.
    9:30 am Services
    10:30 am Torah Reading
    12:15 pm Kiddush Lunch and Presentation
    Free, RSVP necessary
    Chabad Center • Children’s program

    Saturday Night, November 20
    The Dead Sea Scrolls and History of Judaism

    This presentation shifts attention away from the sensationalism surrounding who has control of the scrolls by focusing on how these texts shed light on the history of Judaism and early Christianity.
    8:00 p.m. Melava Malka at the Block home
    14672 Cadillac Dr. 78248 • $12.00, adults only

    ThisShabbaton is being generously sponsored by David Reitblatt and Joan Laves in honor of our community 


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